Mike Ramon

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Born and bred in the Midwest.

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Books

The Final Revelation
Price: Free! Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. A mysterious preacher arrives in the desert town of Wayfarer's Rest. The preacher draws a cult-like movement around himself. The preacher has his faithful start digging in the earth to find something, and they unleash an unnamed terror.
Far Gone
Price: Free! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A short story. Susan Novak returns to a small Illinois town every year seeking answers about her daughter disappearance. This year, someone leaves a note under the door of her motel room: I know what happened to your daughter.
Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story. At work, Paul saves a stranger from a fight. In gratitude, the stranger shows Paul a secret. The secret? A working time machine hidden in a derelict building.
Light Pollution
Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story. Charlie Harris arrives from Mars for a visit with his sister's family on Terra. It will be a short visit, but by the end, he will find himself wondering what it really means to see the stars.
Names in Stone
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A stone in a graveyard. Five names on the stone. Five children who died on the same day. A brief glimpse into their lives before the tragedy.
A Dry Sea
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story. A mother and daughter take a drive together in hopes of saving their house.
The Noise
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short story. Charlie is paid a visit by an old friend who suffers from a strange affliction.
The League of Magic
Price: Free! Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2022 . Categories: Screenplays » Thriller, Screenplays » Mystery
A screenplay. Real magicians, practitioners of the True Gift, are being murdered. A group of magicians race to find out who wants them dead, and why. (NOTE: Formatting mistakes may be present. They are a result of the program used to convert the original PDF file to a .doc file.)
The Green Banner
Price: Free! Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2022 . Categories: Screenplays » Sci-Fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A screenplay. The Sylk Syndicate is the largest corporation in the galaxy. They are bent on deposing the Galactic Confederation and imposing iron rule on the galaxy. The only thing standing in their way is the Green Banner, a guerilla army determined to keep the galaxy free.
The Gloaming House
Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: American English. Published: September 18, 2022 . Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
A screenplay. In 1968, Joshua Sinclair recalls his years at a Nebraska orphanage in the 1930s and the friends he made there.
Lies We All Believed
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
A short story. A man's memories of his father when he goes home for the father's funeral.
The Red Sorrow
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story. After a virus kills the adult population, children are left behind to rebuild the world.
The Woods Are Lovely, Dark and Deep
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. Two kids go into the woods. Brian has found something that he wants to share with Ashton. What Ashton doesn't know is that Brian has a terrifying secret.
Survivor's Guilt
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. Some time after a horrible accident that killed his friends, Bill has to live with the guilt of being the only survivor.
Strange Ground
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. In the Old West, an outlaw gang has been tasked with finding a young boy and his mother. The boy has a strange ability that makes him valuable. The bounty seems an easy one, but the gang will soon learn that looks can be deceiving.
Tiny Earthquakes
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story. A man returns to his childhood home for Thanksgiving. Family problems wait for him there, including his sister, who is keeping a secret.
The Night Watchman
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. Del Norrie gets a new job as the night watchman at a warehouse. Being alone in an empty building overnight can get scary. This night, it's going to get downright terrifying.
Visiting Hours
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(2.00 from 1 review)
A short story. A man takes his mother to visit her ailing father in the hospital.
The Savage God
Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A novelette. After a team disappears in the jungle while searching for the holy temple of a lost religion, another team follows in their footsteps. Soon, the trek will turn into a nightmare.
Weird Like This
Price: Free! Words: 147,480. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A collection of short fiction. 43 stories, from horror, to crime, to post-apocalyptic.
Livable Stories
Price: Free! Words: 32,780. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
A collection of twelve short stories about people making their way through their lives.
Shadows & Stars: Three Novellas
Price: Free! Words: 92,660. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A collection of three novellas, two horror and one science fiction.
Beau
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A short story. On a hot summer day, a family sits down to eat lunch. A visitor is about to arrive; his appearance will plunge the family's day into terror,
Miller's Woods
Price: Free! Words: 12,580. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A novelette. The year is 1968, and the town of Cedar Falls is plagued by rumors of a monster stalking Miller's Woods. Officer Joe Frampton will soon learn there are all kinds of monsters. The question is, what will he do about the one that he's found?
Southern Gothic
Price: Free! Words: 8,520. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
A short story. Lou and Will. Father and son. A man and A man-to-be trying to get by in their hardscrabble life. Trouble comes knocking when thugs come to collect a debt from Lou. Will is left with a hard decision: do something awful to help his dad pay the debt, or stick to his moral code and face the consequences.
Killer on the Road
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A short story, Our unnamed protagonist takes you on a violent ride. Watch as he fulfills his life's calling: killing.
Red Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. It's Christmastime and Santa has presents to deliver. Only this year, Santa isn't his old kindly self.
The Hearse
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. It started as a normal day for 13-year-old Colton Bell, but a bike ride to a convenience store turns into a terrifying ride when he draws the attention of the driver of a strange hearse.
The Three Dead Girls
Price: Free! Words: 6,530. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. Detective Bairstow investigates the deaths of young girls in the town of Cedar Falls. He begins to suspect that whatever is stalking children in his town may not be entirely human.
The True Faith
Price: Free! Words: 32,000. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A novella. A group survives a battle with pirates in the Quarthari desert. Stranded, they take refuge in a village, awaiting a ship to take them off-planet. There, they must deal with the continued threat from pirates. One of the survivors, Rori Cloudd, learns of a mysterious ritual that's meant to end a long drought. When she learns the nature of the ritual, she must decide what to do about it.
Marty's Place
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A short story. Marty spends a rainy day working at the diner that bears his name. It seems like a normal day...except for the news reports of an escapee from a nearby state hospital being on the loose When a strange man walks into the diner later that night, Marty realizes this may not be such a normal day after all.
Strange Country
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(1.00 from 1 review)
A short story. After an unnamed event leads to the breakdown of society, a husband and wife make their way through a country that is forever changed. Taking shelter in a cabin in the woods, they seem to have found a safe place to stay awhile. But winter is coming, and the wife is carrying a secret.
The Safe House
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: American English. Published: November 9, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A short story. Four criminals have a daring plan: to ransom a mobster's son back to him for over a million dollars. But things don't go as planned, and their safe house may not be so safe after all.
Moth to a Flame
Price: Free! Words: 34,510. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A novella. Sean Hollister is trying to finish writing a book years after his first book flopped. Needing a change of scenery, he takes up residence in a house in the small town of Grainville. Sean will soon learn that there is a darkness at the heart of the town, and he may not be able to leave.
Eternity in His Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A short story. Charles is on a mission: He's been tasked with eliminating a problem. His method is simple -- he needs only to show people the secret in his eyes.
Another, Brighter World
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A short story. A violent act sends Ginny and her big brother Pete on a road trip through the heartland. On this trip, there is more violence as brother and sister try to outrun their fates.
The Knocking on the Wall
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. A man hears knocking on his wall. The apartment next door is supposed to be vacant...but the knocking won't stop.
The Sand
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: American English. Published: May 29, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. A family takes a trip to the beach for an afternoon of fun and relaxation. But there is something wrong with this beach, and soon their day will take a turn into terror,
The Mystery at Chayse Park
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story. In 1957, the Chayse Park Woman was found dead. The woman's true identity was a mystery, and her murder went unsolved. Now a reporter interviews an aging detective about the mystery at Chayse Park.
Amanda
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Amanda needs a ride. A car stops, the driver seems nice. Looks can be deceiving, though, and Amanda is about to take a ride into terror.
A House by the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story. After a long marriage, Randall and Margo take a trip to the sea as Margo deals with the effects of dementia.
Before the Rain
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A short story. A team searches for supplies in an abandoned town in a post-pandemic world.
Tourist Season
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: May 4, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
A short story. The Tyler family comes to the forest preserve at the beginning of tourist season for a hike in the woods. What they don't know is that for some, tourist season is also hunting season.
The Jangle Man
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. Bobby and his friends for a Big Freeze. it's just a normal day, but a chance encounter with the Jangle Man will force Bobby to reconsider what is impossible. Because the Jangle Man knows things he has no business knowing, and he is angry.
The Palelings
Price: Free! Words: 26,310. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A novella. The small desert town of Wayfarer's Rest has come under attack by a strange evil. Now, the people of the town will have to fight to survive the night of the Palelings.
The German Lieutenant
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A short story. An old man goes out to see a late-night movie. He seems like a nice guy. But he has a dark secret, and his past is about to come back to haunt him.
The Runner
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: American English. Published: October 11, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story. Gary Toland goes on a run through the woods near his home one morning. Before the run is over, he will meet with something terrifying in those woods.
Snow
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
A short story. A father and son drive on a country road in a snowstorm. When the father is injured in a crash, it will be up to the son to find help.
Come Softly to Me
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short story. Edwin gets off a train in a small town with two hoodlums hot on his heals. He needs to deliver a mysterious package, but the gangsters will do anything to stop him. (Note: The first line of this story was a prompt.)
Night Owls
Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A short story. An insomniac starts taking late-night walks to pass the early morning hours before dawn. Lately, he has noticed that the people he passes every night on the street are starting to look awfully familiar. Is this just a trick of the brain, or has he stumbled onto something that hints at a terrifying secret?
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